Amsterdam Excellence Scholarships (AES) For Nigerian Students

Masters Degree

Deadline:15 Jan/1 Feb 2018 (annual)
Study in: Netherlands
Course starts September 2018

Brief description:

The Amsterdam Excellence Scholarships (AES) award scholarship for Nigerian students and exceptionally talented students to pursue eligible Master’s Programmes offered at the University of Amsterdam.

Host Institution(s):

The University of Amsterdam in Netherlands

Level/Field(s) of study:

Eligible English-Taught Masters Programme offered in the following faculties:

Child Development and Education
Economics and Business
Social Sciences

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

Non-EU/EEA International Students

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The AES is a full scholarship of €25,000 (covering tuition and living expenses) for one academic year with the possibility of extension for the second year for two-year Master’s programmes.


This scholarship for Nigerian students from any discipline who graduated in the top 10% of their class may apply. Selection is on the basis of academic excellence, ambition and the relevance of the selected Master’s programme to a student’s future career.

Application instructions:

Applications are made through the Admissions Offices of the Graduate Schools. You can find the specific eligibility requirements, selection criteria and application instructions on the Graduate School websites. Deadlines for the AES differ per Graduate School but is either15 January 2018or1 February 2018(thisis earlier than the application deadline for most of the Master’s programmes).

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) and specific faculty websites (link found under fields of study) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website: //–tuition/scholarships-and-loans/amsterdam-excellence-scholarship/amsterdam-excellence-scholarship.html

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